Honda Prepares A New Supercar – A Successor Of NSX?
Honda CEO confirmed that the Japanese automaker will return in motorsport and that they are preparing a new supercar.
According to the statements of the Honda CEO, Takanobu Ito, the Japanese company got back to work in order to develop a new supercar, designed for motorsport competitions. The new sports model might be the successor for the notorious Honda NSX supercar. The announcement was made on Friday, during a press conference where Honda’s involvement in motorsport was discussed.
Takanobu Ito said that the Honda HSV-010GT will underpin the new model. Even so, we don’t know yet if the new Honda supercar will use the same 3.4-liter naturally aspired V8 engine, capable of delivering 500 HP and 392 Nm, or if it gets a new engine.
By developing in the same time a production version derived from a model designed for the Super GT series, Honda respects an unwritten law that asks all the automakers involved in motor racing to own two versions, a street model and one build exclusively for racing, of the same model, under the same name.
The Japanese official also spoke about a new sports car, but more affordable, to be a successor of the Honda NSX.